Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jan, 2018 |    No of Pages: 40 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives' employment history.
- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) designs, engineers, and manufactures container board and corrugated packaging products, and uncoated free sheets. The company manufactures its packaging products from wood fiber and recycled fiber. It procures wood fiber through leases of cutting rights. PCA's offerings include shipping containers, multi-color boxes, and displays; commodity and specialty papers. The company serves industrial and consumer industries in the US for packaging of meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, beverages, processed food, and production of corrugated products. It has container board mills in Tennessee, Louisiana, Georgia, Wisconsin, and Michigan; white paper mills in Alabama, Minnesota, and Washington; and paper machine facility in Washington. PCA is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, the US.

Packaging Corporation of America Key Recent Developments

Jul 27,2017: Packaging Corporation of America sales increase in Q2
Jul 26,2017: Packaging Corporation of America reports Q2 2017 results
May 18,2017: PCA recognized for safety achievements
Apr 27,2017: Packaging Corporation of America's net sales increases in Q1 2017
Jan 30,2017: Packaging Corporation of America reports Q4 2016 results

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Packaging Corporation of America - Key Facts 5
Packaging Corporation of America - Key Employees 6
Packaging Corporation of America - Key Employee Biographies 7
Packaging Corporation of America - Major Products and Services 8
Packaging Corporation of America - History 9
Packaging Corporation of America - Company Statement 11
Packaging Corporation of America - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 - Company Analysis 14
Company Overview 14
Packaging Corporation of America - Business Description 14
Packaging Corporation of America - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
Packaging Corporation of America - Strengths 15
Packaging Corporation of America - Weaknesses 16
Packaging Corporation of America - Opportunities 17
Packaging Corporation of America - Threats 18
Packaging Corporation of America - Key Competitors 19
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 21
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Packaging Corporation of America, Recent Deals Summary 27
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 28
Jul 27, 2017: Packaging Corporation of America sales increase in Q2 28
Jul 27, 2017: Packaging Corporation of America sales increase in Q2 29
Jul 26, 2017: Packaging Corporation of America reports Q2 2017 results 30
May 18, 2017: PCA recognized for safety achievements 31
Apr 27, 2017: Packaging Corporation of America's net sales increases in Q1 2017 32
Jan 30, 2017: Packaging Corporation of America reports Q4 2016 results 34
Jan 30, 2017: Packaging Corporation of America reports Q4 2016 results 35
Section 5 - Appendix 36
Methodology 36
Ratio Definitions 36
About GlobalData 40
Contact Us 40
Disclaimer 40

List of Tables
Packaging Corporation of America, Key Facts 5
Packaging Corporation of America, Key Employees 6
Packaging Corporation of America, Key Employee Biographies 7
Packaging Corporation of America, Major Products and Services 8
Packaging Corporation of America, History 9
Packaging Corporation of America, Other Locations 12
Packaging Corporation of America, Subsidiaries 13
Packaging Corporation of America, Key Competitors 19
Packaging Corporation of America, Ratios based on current share price 20
Packaging Corporation of America, Annual Ratios 21
Packaging Corporation of America, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 22
Packaging Corporation of America, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 23
Packaging Corporation of America, Interim Ratios 25
Packaging Corporation of America, Recent Deals Summary 27
Currency Codes 36
Capital Market Ratios 36
Equity Ratios 37
Profitability Ratios 37
Cost Ratios 38
Liquidity Ratios 38
Leverage Ratios 39
Efficiency Ratios 39

List of Figures
Packaging Corporation of America, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 24
Packaging Corporation of America, Ratio Charts 26


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